The Unsolved: Grace Chen

       Xiaoxia “Grace” Chen was a well-loved teacher in her community. Austin, Texas. She was known for treating her students like family. So why was she murdered in cold blood? And why has her case remained cold for over seven years? Let’s explore. Who Was Grace?           There is not a lot of information out there regarding …

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Ferguson: Final Thoughts

          Throughout the process of researching and writing these posts, I discovered a few trends. First - news outlets can’t agree on the number of people connected to the Uprising to have died in so-called suspicious circumstances. Even while researching the death of Bassem Masri, outlets claimed he was only the fourth person involved with the …

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Ferguson: Darren Seals

          So with our third post in this Ferguson series, we meet our first victim who was a central figure in the protests - Darren Seals. This also makes him the first to fall in line with the sensationalist headlines that sparked this series (i.e. “six young black men tied to the Ferguson Uprising have been …

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Ferguson: Shawn Gray

          Onto our second post in the Ferguson series. When a man is found drowned after being reported missing, the death is ruled accidental - but many disagree with that ruling and want a deeper investigation to answer the remaining questions. What led Shawn Gray to the waters of the River Des Peres? Let’s explore. Who …

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Creepy Cryptids: Kinderhook Blob

          We’re back again this month with a cryptid! This one brings us to upstate New York, where a strange, blobby creature has been spotted throughout the decades. So - what is the Kinderhook Blob, and why does it not have as much of a cult following as other cryptids? Let’s explore. The Encounters           In 1962, …

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